“I think I’m trying to reconcile the need to write and have a deadline with the need to be a human? And right now, the human is winning.”
Jessica Wilbanks discusses the craft choices Niki Herd made while writing her poem “Bird.”
Even the most authentic voice on the page is a translation, a refraction, an altered version of the author’s actual speaking voice.
In the fourth installment of our Tarot + Craft column, Sarah Elaine Smith gives advice to a writer who is having difficulty putting their main character through trauma
The Washington, D.C. bookstore “represents the generation of people who kept Black publishing and Black voices alive while they were under attack.”